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ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Calder The Band

Calder The Band consists of Joe Stilwell, bassist Lee Cliff, drummer Aaron Cliff and lead guitarist Luke Matulis. They recently released a four song EP called “He’ll Come Around”.   They are indie rockers out of the Midwest and Fort Wayne area who …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Dazed

DAZED is a 4 piece pop punk powerhouse from Defiance, Ohio with songs from their album “Back Burner”. The band started early (2020) with bassist (Landon Dockery) and guitarist (Dallas Andrist) being 17 years old and the drummer (Dakota Swift) just a …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Atticus Sorrell

Atticus Sorrell is a guitarist, singer, and songwriter who has gigged and recorded throughout the midwestern US for over a decade, but that’s not what’s important. Anything of real importance to you won’t be read here, it’ll be found through an immersive …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Floral Cow

Dominick Rivers is an experimental filmmaker and musician based out of Bloomington, Indiana. He released his debut EP Somewhere in Between in 2019. You can find more of his work at floralcow.com. Powered by: Sweetwater Studios

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Jessie Mae

Jessie Mae is a neurodivergent singer-songwriter from Indiana. She has a bunch of babies and an amazing husband who support her and her music wholeheartedly. The songs she writes are real, authentic experiences of my life. She is on the Autism Spectrum, …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Static Arm

Static Arm is a 3-piece grunge, punk and alternative band from Fort Wayne, IN whose members include Lukas Magnuson on guitar and vocals, Riley Schaffter on bass and vocals and Jake Hanes on drums. They like to have fun, make noise and …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: Uncle Muscle

Uncle Muscle is a 3 Singer, 3 Songwriter, Rock N Roll Trio – influenced by artists like The Beatles, Spoon, Cheap Trick, NRBQ, and The Jam. Uncle Muscle’s first full length LP is out now and called “Say Uncle”. You can see …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: Magnus Modus

An American Alternative duo from NW Indiana coming from the alleyways to join the battlefield in bringing Rock music back to the spotlight. Dru Sheffer – Vocals/Guitar/Whatever, Landon Blackburn – Drums, Jared Schneider – Drums. Powered by: Sweetwater Studios

ALT UP CLOSE: Wilderado

Wilderado came to town for another intimate ALT Up-Close performance, Live at Sweetwater. The band played some songs and had an interview with Zack Skyler just for ALT Insiders. Courtesy of Bright Antenna. ALT Up-Close, powered by Sweetwater Studios on Fort Wayne’s Alternative. You …

ALT UP CLOSE: YUNGBLUD

Yungblud was recently here for another intimate ALT Up-Close performance, Live at Sweetwater. Yungblud played some songs and had a great conversation with Zack Skyler. Audio and Video are coming of Yungblud. Courtesy of Interscope Records. ALT Up-Close, powered by Sweetwater Studios on Fort …

ALT Homegrown Spotlight: My Soul’s Revolution

My Soul’s Revolution is an alternative rock band based in Fort Wayne.  A multi-talented group of musicians, they take listeners on a compelling journey of thoughts and emotions with every new release. With powerful vocals, jazz molded rhythms, blues guided guitar, and …

ALT HOMEGROWN SPOTLIGHT: BIG MEOW

Columbia City’s Keith “Big Meow” Roman is an area musician, history teacher and self professed airplane geek.  While other musicians write about love, Roman writes songs about airplanes. His 2nd solo album BELL is the culmination of two years of writing, recording …